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Archive for October 2016

Founder and President of Esri at UCL

28 October 2016 - 2:52pm

The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) are pleased to announce that Jack Dangermond, Founder and President of Esri, will be visiting University College London (UCL) and giving a talk on his vision for how GIS and Geography can help address the global challenges we face today to shape the future for our world. Esri, founded in […]

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Demographic User Group Conference – Presentations now available

24 October 2016 - 2:36pm

On 13th October 2016 the CDRC sponsored and supported the 13th annual Demographics User Group Conference (DUG), hosted at the Royal Society. The conference focussed upon “Empowerment, Enquiry and Empathy – Reducing the soft skills gap” and bought together people from DUG’s 15 member companies, with special attendees from guests in government and universities, to spread knowledge and […]

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2016 Masters Research Dissertation Programme Winners Announced

14 October 2016 - 3:05pm

The winners of the CDRC’s 2016 Masters Research Dissertation Programme were recently announced at the Demographics User Group Conference. The CDRC led programme provides the opportunity for students to work directly with an industrial partner and links students’ research to important retail and ‘open data’ sources.  Once again the standard of the projects was extremely high […]

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Demographic User Group Conference 2016

14 October 2016 - 2:51pm

On 13th October 2016 the CDRC sponsored and supported the 13th annual Demographics User Group Conference (DUG), hosted at the Royal Society. The conference focussed upon “Empowerment, Enquiry and Empathy – Reducing the soft skills gap” and bought together people from DUG’s 15 member companies, with special attendees from guests in government and universities, to spread knowledge and […]

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Blog: Geostat2016, Albacete

07 October 2016 - 3:48pm

In late September, CDRC Research Fellow Robin Lovelace attended Geostat2016 in Albacete.  He provided the below write up on his return. In late September I went to GEOSTAT 2016. Given the amount of fun had at GEOSTAT 2015, expectations were high. The local organisers did not disappoint, with a week of lectures, workshops, spatial data competitions and […]

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Using Big Data To Map A City’s ‘Heartbeat’

04 October 2016 - 11:21am

CDRC researcher Oliver O’Brien recently developed the Tube Heartbeat, which shows the London Underground pulsing as passengers make their way around the city over the course of a typical weekday.

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